Unitil - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs

May 12, 2011


*Incentive inactive: for informational purposes only. See MassSave Programs Unitil offers its Massachusetts residential customers a variety of rebate programs to improve energy efficiency. Prescriptive rebates are available on HVAC equipment, lighting, appliances, energy audits, weatherization, water heating, pool pumps and controls. Unitil's ENERGY STAR® Homes Program allows residential customers to receive various incentives for utilizing energy efficient technologies in homes. In addition, Unitil offers an efficiency program for low-income customers. Residential customers who are income-eligible can receive energy audits and the installation of weatherization measures and energy efficient appliances and lighting. Customers may view more program information by clicking here, or by visiting MassSave.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Massachusetts
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://services.unitil.com/mass/res_efficiency.asp
Administrator: Customer Service
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Equipment Insulation
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Chillers
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Caulking/Weather-stripping
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Building Insulation
  • Windows
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Personal Computing Equipment
Incentive Amount: Energy Star homes: $350 - $8,000, depending on number of units and scope of efficiency measures
Home Energy Assessments: 75% of cost, up to $2,000
Pool Pump: $200
Refrigerator/Freezer: $50
Room Air Cleaner: $20
Lighting Fixtures: In-store discount
Computer Monitor: $20
Desktop Computer: $10
Weatherization: 75% up to $2,000
Furnaces: $400 - $650
Steam Boilers: $200
Forced Hot Water Boilers: $500 - $1,000
Tankless Water Heater $700
Storage/Condensing Water Heater: $50 - $500
Integrated Condensing Boiler/Water Heating: $1,000 - $1,500
After Market Boiler Reset Control: $200
Maximum Incentive: ENERGY STAR® Homes: $8,000
MassSave Program: $2,000
Equipment Requirements: ENERGY STAR-labeled programmable Thermostat
Forced Hot Water Boilers: 85%-90% AFUE rating dependent on rebate amount
Steam Boilers: 82% AFUE rating
Warm Air Furnaces: 92% AFUE rating
Storage Water Heater: EF 0.62
Integrated Condensing Boiler/Water Heating: 85% AFUE/CA-AFUE
Tankless Water Heater: 0.82 EF


Name: Unitil
Organization: Customer Service
Address: 285 John Fitch Highway
Fitchburg MA 01420
Phone: (888) 301-7700

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.